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SafeGraph

SafeGraph

SafeGraph is a data company offering a platform for organizing points of interests (POIs) relevant to businesses. It was founded in 2016 and is located in San Francisco, California.

SafeGraph is a San Francisco-based company that creates technology which utilizes data to make predictions for businesses. The company uses truth sets for artificial intelligence. 

Product

The company has created a POI database through onboarding data and analyzing business building footprints with satellite imagery. It obtains information related to customers via their mobile devices using 17 trillion location markers and various mobile applications that partner with SafeGraph. Using algorithms, the software categorizes the businesses in order to produce data. Businesses that are included in the POIs include restaurants, major retail chains, shopping malls, convenience stores, airports, and more. The software can produce insights such as store visitor analytics and demographics. 

Funding

SafeGraph has had three rounds of funding and has raised more than $16 million. Its latest round of funding in 2017 was a Series A round. Investors include FJ Labs, Ridge Ventures, Corazon Capital, Naval Ravikant, and Pete Thiel.



Timeline

March 1, 2019

Esri, a location intelligence company, announced that SafeGraph will be offering its entire Places dataset, containing data on more than 5 million US commercial points of interest, as a free offering in Esri Marketplace.

People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Aaron Goebel

Employee



Adam Nash

Investor



Adam Zeplain

Investor



Adrian Aoun

Investor



Allen Nance

Investor



Are Traasdahl

Investor



Ari Jacoby

Investor



Armaan Sarkar

Investor



Arup Banerjee

Investor



Auren Hoffman

Employee



Brent Perez

Founder



Brian O'Kelley

Investor



Bruce Falck

Investor



Chris Farmer

Investor



Dan Engel

Investor



David Hunt/Hunt Technology Ventures, L.P.

Investor



David Rodnitzky

Investor



Drew Goldfarb

Employee



Eric Chernoff

Investor



Evangelos Simoudis

Investor



Itamar Novick

Investor



Jason Cook

Employee



Jason Richman

Employee



Joel Hornstein

Investor



Julia Popowitz

Investor



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

Why is this company tracking where you are on Thanksgiving?

Adrianne Jeffries

Web

November 15, 2017

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

SafeGraph: Monitoring Big Data to Drive Machine Learning and AI

June 17, 2017

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